GUILTY PLEA ENTERED IN CHILD PORNOGRAPHY INVESTIGATION

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OKLAHOMA COUNTY, Oklahoma (December 28, 2021) – The second suspect in a 2020 child pornography case pleads guilty in Oklahoma County Court. Cherokee White, 28, entered a guilty plea in Oklahoma County Court on December 20, 2021. She plead to the following counts:
  • Lewd, Indecent or Lewd Acts with a Child Under Sixteen (16)
  • Manufacturing Child Pornography
  • Beastiality 
White received a sentence of 65 years in prison.
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The investigation began in January 2020 after a Virginia Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Unit forwarded images depicting child pornography to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). After analyzing the images, NCMEC determined they originated near the Jones, Oklahoma area and forwarded the investigation to the OSBI ICAC Unit. Agents determined the images were of a 14-month-old child and that the pictures were taken in November 2018.
 
Based on information learned during the course of the investigation, Joseph Rogers, 30, was arrested. Following his arrest, agents served a search warrant at the home of White and Rogers in Bethany. Electronics collected at the time of the warrant were forensically analyzed and revealed additional pornographic images and videos perpetrated by both individuals against the same child from the 2018 photos. It was also discovered the pair were violating a pet. White was also arrested.
 
The children of Rogers and White were removed from the home at the time of their arrest.
 
In June 2021, Rogers plead guilty to the following charges: 
  • 3 counts of Lewd, Indecent or Lewd Acts with a Child Under Sixteen (16)
  • 3 counts of Manufacturing Child Pornography
  • 1 count of Distributing Child Pornography
  • 1 count of Aggravated Possession of Obscene Materials involving the Participation of Minors Under the Age of Eighteen (18)
  • 1 count of Beastiality 
He received a sentence of Life plus 20 years.
 

 

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